Category: SiliconFlorist

Still clinging to 2010: Visualizing Silicon Florist headlines from last year

Yes, it’s 2011. Yes, it’s probably time to move on from the nostalgic navel gazing and just embrace this spankin’ new year. You’re right. There’s already a bunch of cool stuff happening. It’s true. And I’ve already done the whole top posts of December and the year crap.

But wait. Look at this! It’s a visualization of what 2010 Silicon Florist headlines looked like. I mean, who can resist a word cloud visualization? Ooh. Shiny object. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for December 2010

Yes, yes. It’s a whole new year. But last year? It’s still hanging on. Just by a thread. I mean, we’re still being all reflective and stuff.

So let’s take a look at the end of the year. And see which Silicon Florist posts you and your peers found most interesting for December 2010. As ranked by Web and RSS traffic. Read More

Top 20 Silicon Florist posts for 2010

It’s like some pre-requisite for blogging. At the end of the year, you’re required to get all reflective and self-assessing. It’s true. Otherwise they take your blog away. And they change the secret handshake.

Far be it from me to attempt to buck this trend. And to make sure I appease the blogging deities sufficiently, I’m going to forego the “top 10” list and offer a top 20. That’s right, gentle reader. The top 20 Silicon Florist posts from the past year. Yes, I like you that much. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for November 2010: Why Portland? Kitzhaber, Dudley, Wyden, and Al Gore

Turkey day is over. Leftovers are already starting to thin. A bit. Maybe. Holiday shopping fun has begun. Christmas tunes are on the radio. How the heck did we get here already?

Well, let’s take a look back at the November that was. And see what posts you and your peers found most interesting.

Here are the top 10 Silicon Florist posts for November 2010 as ranked by Web and RSS traffic. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for October 2010: Portland Seed Fund, Android, Bacon, and Cheezburger

Happy All Saints Day! Or post Halloween candy hangover day. Or whatever. That month flew by, didn’t it? I can barely remember what happened. It’s all a blur.

Luckily, we’ve got this here blog thing with posts on it. And we can use that to refresh our collective memories. So let’s do that shall we? By taking a look at the most popular Silicon Florist stories from October 2010 as ranked by Web and RSS traffic. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for August 2010

August this year was sweltering. Both in terms of weather and local startup news. But some of the most interesting stories revolved around some of our more regular topics around here: open source and, well, beer.

But those aren’t the only topics that struck your fancy last month. So why not take a couple of minutes to thumb through the most popular stories on Silicon Florist according to the Web and RSS stats for August 2010. Read More

Top 10 Silicon Florist posts for July 2010

Well, summer is finally here. And the weather isn’t the only thing heating up. There’s been a bunch of funding news, job openings, and product releases that have made July anything but slow.

But which posts were the most popular on Silicon Florist during July? Good question. Let’s take a gander at the most viewed posts, according to Web and RSS traffic. Read More

Second Porch could use a social media marketing person and Elemental has a number of positions open

It’s Friday. And that means it’s time for the weekly jobs post. If you’re looking for work, it’s your reminder to take a gander at the Silicon Florist job and gig board. If you’ve got open positions, it’s your reminder that you can post jobs or contracting gigs. (Psst! There’s a discount below.)

Not a lot of premium job postings this week, but there is one from Second Porch that could be a dream gig for any number of you. And Elemental Technologies has a number of open positions as well. There’s even a user experience and information architect from Skype who’s available for work. Read More

Top ten Silicon Florist posts for May 2010

And you may have missed it. So I wanted to recap some of the more popular stories from Silicon Florist during May 2010.

How is it June already? On second thought, don’t answer that. I don’t really want to know. What’s done is done. Let’s just move on.

But wait. Before we do that. I do remember that there was all kinds of exciting stuff happening in May. And you may have missed it. So I wanted to recap some of the more popular stories from Silicon Florist during May 2010. Read More

Spring cleaning: Keeping up with all that’s happening around the Silicon Forest startup scene

Sometimes, I get so into keeping with all the awesome Portland startup news that I forget some folks are new around here.

Yes, like you, gentle reader. Welcome! It’s nice to have you here. I hope you can stay awhile. And please let me know if there is anything I can do to make your visit a better one.

So for all of the new folks—and for all of you who have been around here for awhile—I thought I’d do a little spring cleaning. And let you know all the ways that you can keep up with what’s happening here on Silicon Florist and in the Silicon Forest. Read More